Courthouse closes at noon Oct. 11

Posted by | October 7, 2019 10:02 am

From Denny Wayne Robinson, White County executive

The White County Courthouse will close at noon, on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, to allow the City of Sparta access to the area, in preparation for Liberty Square Celebration, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. We encourage everyone to come and enjoy the Liberty Square Celebration.


Allegations listed in sheriff, county lawsuit denied in attorney’s answer

Posted by | October 7, 2019 8:45 am

As published in the Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, edition of The Expositor, six former employees of White County Sheriff Department (Jewell Bilbrey, Craig Capps, Daniel Haggard, Chris Isom, Greg Matthews, and Shannon Jenkins) have filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Steve Page and White County.

The following is the “answer,” in its entirety to the plaintiffs’ filing by the attorneys for the defendants, Page and White County.

The lawsuit filed by Bilbrey, Capps, Haggard, Isom, Matthews, and Jenkins can be viewed in its entirety by clicking here.

The “answer,” which is listed below in its entirety, can by viewed in its original form by clicking here.

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Get your copy of today’s Expositor

Posted by | October 7, 2019 7:59 am

Get The Expositor at these locations:

WHITE COUNTY: Highway 84 Market, Jose’s Market, Airport Marathon, Dollar General (all stores), Geer’s Grocery, Wilmar Market, Highway 70 Market, Central View Market and Grill, Big T’s Market, Keith’s Market, The Landing, Lazy Days Market, Mapco Express, Peacock Express, Bon Air Market, EZ Food Mart, Walgreens, Floyd’s Cash Saver, Sparta Market, Highway 111 Shell, Walmart, Regas Exxon, Alcorn’s Market, South Young Market, All In One/Sunoco (next to Burger King), Post Office

VAN BUREN COUNTY: Peacock Express, Citgo, Dollar General, Save-A-Lot, Spencer Drug Co.




Life Care Center of Sparta raising funds to benefit Alzheimer’s of TN

Posted by | October 6, 2019 11:46 am

Pictured are Hollie Walker, Sheila Jared, and Nicole Fignar of Life Care Center of Sparta holding the calendars.

Life Care Center of Sparta will be selling 2020 picture calendars now through Dec. 13, 2019, to help raise money for Alzheimer’s of Tennessee. These calendars would make great Christmas gifts. They are unique in their own way. To honor those who are living with this heartbreaking disease or in memory of loved ones who have passed away, their picture is placed in the slot on their birthday. Bible scriptures are throughout, and it will be a teaching tool as well on dementia and Alzheimer’s.

This disease affects people of all walks of life. All proceeds from this calendar will go to Alzheimer’s of Tennessee and will benefit … CONTINUED


Play our Pigskin Pick’em

Posted by | October 6, 2019 9:23 am

Pigskin Pick’em, presented by SpartaLive and The Expositor, is live! Each week, we invite you to predict the winners of select high school and college football games. Make your best picks, and, at the end of the 15- week contest, one grand prize winner will receive a $250 Walmart gift card!

It’s not too late to play. We will drop your two lowest weekly scores, so it’s still anybody’s game!

Click here to play.


Play our Pigskin Pick’em

Posted by | October 5, 2019 4:23 pm

Pigskin Pick’em, presented by SpartaLive and The Expositor, is live! Each week, we invite you to predict the winners of select high school and college football games. Make your best picks, and, at the end of the 15- week contest, one grand prize winner will receive a $250 Walmart gift card!

It’s not too late to play. We will drop your two lowest weekly scores, so it’s still anybody’s game!

Click here to play.



Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale Oct. 5

Posted by | October 5, 2019 11:30 am

Shoppers peruse the many vendors’ booths at the Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale several years ago. Everyone is encouraged to take part in this event, on Oct. 5, 2019, that brings people to Sparta from the entire state of Tennessee as well as some visitors from other states.

By Rachel Auberger

Vendors have already begun reserving their spots for the Oct. 5 Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale that will stretch along Bockman Way from Sparta Civic Center, on the east end of town, to the Masonic Lodge, on the west end.

According to Tina Lomax, this year’s event organizer, 30 vendors have already reserved spots for the annual sale that brings people to Sparta.  Lomax said the spaces are free to reserve, but the event committee is asking for a $5 advertising donation from each vendor.

“We are advertising the event throughout the Upper Cumberland,” Lomax explained. “Sparta, Cookeville, Crossville, Smithville, even Water Town, plus we … CONTINUED


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